Woman, daughter kidnapped in Ibadan


A gang of suspected kidnappers has abducted one Mrs Opeyemi Adeniran and her daughter in their residence in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The post Woman, daughter kidnapped in Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ex-militant leaders assure Buhari of relative peace


EX-MILITANT generals from the Niger-Delta region,have reassured the President-elect,General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) of relative peace in the region. The post Ex-militant leaders assure Buhari of relative peace appeared first on Vanguard News.

Sambisa: Army kills scores of terrorists


The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) disclosed, yesterday, that 20 women and children abducted by Boko Haram were rescued during troops offensive on the camps of the group inside Sambisa forest just as scores of the Islamist group’s fighters were killed in the assault. The post Sambisa: Army kills scores of terrorists

65 year old pregnant woman has given birth to quadruplets

Remember the 65 year old German woman who was pregnant with quadruplets? Well, she has given birth to the quadruplets, two and a half months prematurely through caesarean and all 4 babies have a 'good chance of surviving'.German woman Annegret Raunigk who already had 13 children has become the oldest woman alive to give birth

Some PDP leaders serially betrayed Jonathan — Fani-Kayode


The Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, in this interview, dismisses the claim that hate campaign was responsible for the loss of President Goodluck Jonathan in the March 28 election, blaming the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) for it.

Veteran Actor Olu Jacob Talks About His Marriage to Joke Silva and What Has Kept Him Attracted to Her After 30 Years Together!

In a recent interview with The Nation, veteran actor, Olu Jacob spoke about how he has sustained his marriage to beautiful veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva for over 30 years, including what continues to keep him attracted to his wife and lots more.

Robert De Niro tells NYU Tisch School of the Arts during Commencement Speech: ‘You made it … and, you’re f***ed’ – WATCH!

Robert De Niro gave the commencement speech at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts graduation on Friday, May 22nd and he said to the graduating students: “You made it…. and, you’re f***ed,” according to a CNN report.

Saraki, Lawan supporters wreck APC consensus meeting

An attempt by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to elect a consensus candidate for the leadership of the Senate at a retreat organised for Senators-elect in Abuja was frustrated on Saturday as two factions emerged from the camp, endorsing two separate candidates. The party leadership had planned to

Buhari, tell your ministers and men, deliver or jail


I need not recount all the constraints your government will be working with. It is massive.  Besides, it is a battle for the existence of the country’s wealth, its people, its natural resources and its future.

We’ve learnt from our mistakes — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday admitted that it made mistakes and learnt lessons during the course of the campaigns and the 2015 general elections. It, however, said the electioneering period was over and party members should channel their energies towards rebuilding the party to play its new role as

Low turnout mars Rivers council poll

The local government election held in Rivers State on Saturday was characterised by low turnout as many voters stayed indoors as a result of the downpour and the controversy surrounding the conduct of the poll. SUNDAY PUNCH observed that some of the election officers in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local

Budget: Olateru-Olagbegi to petition N’Assembly

Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Bowo Olateru-Olagbegi, has criticised the Federal Government for its 25-per-cent budgetary allocation to the National Assembly. Speaking at a summit organised by The Lamb Christian Centre in Lagos, titled ‘Leadership, entrepreneurship and mentorship,’ on Saturday, he said he would organise a petition

May 29: Police deploy more anti-bomb squads in hotels

More security agents, including members of the anti-bomb squads, will as from Monday be deployed in hotels accommodating heads of state and other invited guests for the inauguration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the Vice President-elect, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. SUNDAY PUNCH investigations also showed that Buhari had insisted on

Subsidy: FG withdraws N395bn from Excess Crude Account

The Federal Government withdrew the sum of N395bn in 2013 to fund subsidy on petroleum products, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said. FRC said this in its 2013 Annual Report and Audited Accounts which was released recently and obtained by our correspondent in Abuja on Friday.

Fuel scarcity: Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke shun Senate summons

Strong indications emerged on Saturday that the Finance Minister/Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and her counterpart in the Petroleum Resources Ministry, Mrs. Dieziani Allison-Madueke, may not appear before the joint senate committees probing the current fuel crisis, on Monday.

Man hacked to death for confronting herbalist

Itoro, the first son and the breadwinner of the family, was allegedly hacked to death by a herbalist, Ette Okon on Friday, following a misunderstanding. Rita Emmanuel, a cousin of the  deceased, a commercial motor cyclist, told the story of the murder. According to her, Itoro  lived with his parents in their grass house in  Ikot Abasi

11 kidnapped victims regain freedom in Ekiti

No fewer than 11 persons, including an 11-year-old boy, kidnapped across Ekiti State in the last three weeks were at the early hours of Saturday released by their captors. They included a lecturer at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Dr.